Cohen Prize


The Miriam and Saul B. Cohen Prize for Geographic Excellence is a competitive award, the value of which can change from year to year, given in recognition of an excellent independent research project or senior honors thesis in Geography or Environmental Studies. This recognizes the student who goes above and beyond the regular requirements of the major and completes a significant independent research project while an undergraduate. The graduate award is given in recognition of excellent Masters-level geographic research, either for the thesis or the exam-option paper. GIS Certificate students who complete an independent research project are also eligible for this prize.

2017 Rules